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My Zinc Bed (2008)

TV Movie  |  TV-MA  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  27 August 2008 (UK)
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A recovering alcoholic becomes involved with his boss's wife, a former cocaine addict.

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A recovering alcoholic becomes involved with his boss's wife, a former cocaine addict.

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Three-hander about the nature of addictive obsession
31 August 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A quiet but tense piece, definitely not for those who hope for blatant excitement, being more a study of characters, each in his/her own privately nightmarish situation. Essentially a three-hander between Pryce, Considine and Thurman, all of whom turn in excellent performances of a solid script with many well observed turns of phrase and personality. Main weakness is how it dwells, for around 70 minutes, on alcoholic addiction to the exclusion of most else; but, if you know that going in, maybe you can handle it. Conversion from stage to screen works okay.

FWIW, the end credits show it as co-production of BBC and HBO.


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